You can learn a lot more from listening than you can from talking. Find someone with whom you don’t agree in the slightest and ask them to explain themselves at length. Then take a seat, shut your mouth, and don’t argue back. It’s physically impossible to listen with your mouth open.
— John Moe
Radio host and author of Conservatize Me.
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biblical reflection: “…let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger [(due possibly to disagreement)].” James the Just, the brother of Jesus